- Architosh Staff ([email protected])
- 12 May 2003
interested in Mac feedback on CAD products and more...
Over the last several days Architosh readers have been pointing
out an article
on ThinkSecret.com regarding Autocad and the Mac. Nick dePlume,
publisher and editor in chief, wrote to us to inform us of the piece
and his discussion with Autodesk. Of interesting note, the CAD maker
has put up an email to address the company with requests for Mac
versions of their software, especially Autocad but also Revit and
Status of Autocad on the Mac
Architosh, at the strong requests of hundreds of readers, created
a series of petitions for Autocad on Mac OS X several years ago.
Since that time Architosh has gathered several thousand petitions
representing professionals across a range of industries and academia.
Several folks have been asking for an update on the status of that
petition. And we are very near being fully ready to deliver
a major status update on that petition work.
Architosh will deliver what will likely be the last "status"
article on the petition data somewhere near May 21, 2003 (coming
up!). And in June we hope to make a major announcement regarding
the petition and its data.
Autocad on Mac OS X - Taking the Petition and Making Your Voice
We are still running our Autocad
on Mac OS X Detail Survey and collecting data. If you are new
to this effort and would like to pipe-in about Autocad on Mac OS
X (and especially if you think it should be on the platform) then
please go here and send in the petition data now.
The Architosh Autocad on Mac OS X Petition
on Mac OS X Detail Survey 1 - This is the second survey
which focuses on getting us seat count numbers and ask a key question
on the "impact" Autocad on OS X will make on your current
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Industry Puts Positive Spin on Apple-Intel Partnerships and New Mactels -
[17 Jan] Hot!
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[30 Dec] Hot!
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CAD: First CAD Developer Announces Upcoming Support for Intel Macs
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GIS: OpenOSX announces "Grass WorkFlow Pro" - [20 Dec]
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[13 Dec] Hot!
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from Intel in future Macs and the Art of Fast User Switching -
AEC News on the Web - ATI, ProjectWizards update and more...
- [15 Nov]
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CAD - Graphisoft Honored with Wall Street Journal Award and more...
- [11 Nov]
Behind Apple's Rosetta Wins Wall Street Journal 2005 Technology Award -
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3d: Pixar debuts RenderMan for Maya - [9 Nov]
patent shows company possibly preparing for OS War - [8 Nov]
Ships First Issue of ToshLetter™ - [4 Nov]
Gets 'Sketchy' with new SketchUp Integration - [1 Nov]
CAD: Nemetschek NA ships VectorWorks 12 - [1 Nov]
Fixes Missing Graphics Card on e Store - [28 Oct]
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- [28 Oct]
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3D: Pixar to announce Third Quarter 2005 Earnings, November 8th -
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Supercharges Rendering by 200 Plus Percent: a modo reaction -
Nvidia Workstation Option, When it Matters - [21 Oct]
New Power Mac G5s - Initial Thoughts - [21 Oct]
CAD: True Workstation Graphics Finally Arrive on the Macintosh -
CAD: Share Utility - How to share Ashlar-Vellum Files, both Old and
New - [18 Oct]
Lloyd Wright's Massaro House Presentation Available - Architect Talks
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CAD: Ashlar-Vellum translates 'Graphite' into Japanese - [17
CAD: Nemetschek announces VectorWorks 12 Product Line -
CAD: Graphisoft Scores Firm Win in California - [7 Oct]
SketchUp News: @Last
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CAD: TouchCAD 3.5 Becomes "Touchable" At Last - [5
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[4 Oct] Hot!
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introduces ToshLetter™ a new industry newsletter focused on
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User Wins Venice Biennale's International Design Competition -
Mac Firm Management Software Tool for Architects and Engineers -
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Store - [9 Sep]
3D: Cheetah 3D 2.4 now available - [8 Sep]
Press Release: Architosh
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Closes - [29 Aug] Hot!
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CAD: Apple grows market share, various indices show Apple gaining
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and more.. - [15 July]
CAD: Nemetschek updates VectorWorks to v11.5.1 - [15 July]
Apple Earnings: FindProfit.com
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[14 July] Hot!
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In Brief: Pixar
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week - [8 July]
dual-core Power Macs timed for Apple's Return to SIGGRAPH - [8
announces new dual-core G5 - [8 July]
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more - [8 July]
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CAD: VectorWorks Design Competition Grand Prize Winner Announced -
3d: Maxwell is new photo-realistic rendering program for Mac OS X
users - [7 July] Hot!
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